About the Author
Hayley Day

Hayley Day has been a community journalist for over a decade. She has written for Pacific Northwest publications such as The Journal of the San Juan Islands, Salish Current and Haida Gwaii Observer. Before moving to San Juan Island, she wrote about culture and entertainment in her hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio. View her work at www.HayleyDay.com.

Recent Posts by Hayley

San Juan County Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Scams

February 26, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan Coun­ty Sher­if­f’s Office We are cur­rent­ly expe­ri­enc­ing a large num­ber of scam phone calls where the caller is stat­ing he is Sgt. Peter of the San Juan Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office. After stat­ing the vic­tim has an arrest war­rant, they are demand­ing mon­ey be trans­ferred to their account to pre­vent an arrest. If  Con­tin­ue Reading

Kids Can Learn Hands-On Trades Skills Online

February 25, 2021 at 5:30 am

From San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil The San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil, in part­ner­ship with WSU Extension’s San Juan Coun­ty 4‑H pro­gram, is cre­at­ing activ­i­ties for chil­dren to intro­duce them to dif­fer­ent trades in a fun and hands-on pro­gram that is offered remote­ly. The first install­ment on fire pre­plan­ning will launch on March  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County COVID-19 Second Dose Q&A

February 25, 2021 at 5:00 am

From San Juan Coun­ty As the vac­cine con­tin­ues to roll out, an increas­ing num­ber of islanders are receiv­ing their sec­ond dos­es. Below is some key infor­ma­tion to keep in mind.  1. When it is time to sched­ule your sec­ond dose, you’ll get an email from a sanjuanco.com email address with the link to reg­is­ter. 2. You may  Con­tin­ue Reading

Animal Protection Society Presents Pet Of The Week

February 25, 2021 at 4:30 am

From the Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor Age: Approx­i­mate­ly 6 years Sex: Male Breed: Domes­tic Long­hair Appli­ca­tion: www.apsfh.com/adoption-program/feline-application Shad­ow is an awe­some cat that is full of per­son­al­i­ty and has a real zest for life! He had a dif­fi­cult start liv­ing on the streets of Yaki­ma, but has made his way over to San Juan  Con­tin­ue Reading

Town To Begin Two-Month Utility Work On Spring Street

February 24, 2021 at 5:30 am

From the Town of Fri­day Har­bor The Town of Fri­day Har­bor has final­ized engi­neer­ing plans for the replace­ment of sew­er and stormwa­ter lines locat­ed in Spring Street between First and Sec­ond Streets in the down­town core. The work is planned to begin mid-March with com­ple­tion in late May. The high vol­ume of traf­fic and num­ber of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Spring Street International School Presents Forager Discussion Online

February 24, 2021 at 5:00 am

From Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School Join Joshua Hoyt for a dis­cus­sion on for­ag­ing, a word empha­siz­ing the act of search­ing for wild edi­bles, at 6 p.m., March 16. While mod­ern for­ag­ing is often about the search, indige­nous peo­ple thought very dif­fer­ent­ly about what it meant to get food from their envi­ron­ment. Far from a pas­sive, prim­i­tive  Con­tin­ue Reading

Leadership San Juan Islands Presents Governance Seminar

February 24, 2021 at 4:30 am

From Lead­er­ship San Juan Islands Join the Lead­er­ship San Juan Islands Board and staff as we host a con­ver­sa­tion with local and coun­ty lead­ers on the cur­rent top­ic of lead­er­ship and gov­er­nance at noon, Fri­day, Feb. 26. Reg­is­ter here. Fea­tured speak­ers include San Juan Coun­ty Court judges, the sher­if­f’s depart­ment, pub­lic defend­er, town, coun­ty and port  Con­tin­ue Reading

Register for Virtual San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit

February 23, 2021 at 5:30 am

From event orga­niz­ers The 2021 San Juan Islands Agri­cul­tur­al Sum­mit will be held vir­tu­al­ly from March 20-April 16. Reg­is­tra­tion clos­es March 14.  Designed as a space for inspi­ra­tion, edu­ca­tion, and com­mu­ni­ty build­ing, the 2021 Sum­mit is bring­ing togeth­er farm­ers, pro­duc­ers, and food sys­tem advo­cates to learn and dis­cuss ways to build an equi­table future for all  Con­tin­ue Reading

Online San Juan School Board Meeting Wednesday

February 23, 2021 at 5:00 am

By Hay­ley Day, San Juan Update At 5 p.m., Wednes­day, Feb. 24, the San Juan Island School Dis­trict Board of Direc­tors will hold a meet­ing on Zoom. The board will vote on whether to approve the start dates for ath­let­ic sea­sons.  View the entire agen­da here. To access the meet­ing, vis­it https://sjisd.zoom.us/s/87220019428. Or call to join:  Con­tin­ue Reading

New ‘Friday Harbor Happenings’ Episode Premieres This Week

February 23, 2021 at 4:30 am

From San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre Set to pre­miere this week, it’s the lat­est episode of your favorite local web series, “Fri­day Har­bor Hap­pen­ings.” To watch the next episode and catch up on our past episodes, click here. This new, dig­i­tal work is a satir­i­cal sketch com­e­dy show with an ensem­ble cast, cre­at­ed by San Juan  Con­tin­ue Reading

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